VHREF: Empowering Virginia’s Health Care Community

The latest monthly edition of VHHA’s FOCUS publication highlights the work of the Virginia Hospital Research & Education Foundation (VHREF) in empowering members of the hospital, health system, and health care community through educational programming such as conferences, seminars, webinars, and other events. That includes the upcoming Sixth Annual Patient Safety Summit. The upcoming Summit,…

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Principled, Persuasive Advocacy for Common Sense Health Care Public Policy

This week, VHHA released the latest monthly edition of the FOCUS publication. The current edition provides an overview of VHHA’s engaged approach on principled advocacy in pursuit of common sense, positive public policy solutions in health care. Achieving that requires engaged stakeholder involvement from the health care community on grassroots activities, and participation in the…

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Using Big Data to Analyze Health Care Trends

The latest monthly edition of VHHA’s FOCUS publication provides an overview of the immersive and interactive data and analytics tools developed to assist hospitals and health systems striving for enhanced operational efficiency, and to help better inform the public and policy makers about the complex nature of health care delivery. Those tools include the online…

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Health Care Community United to Combat Zika Virus

The latest edition of VHHA’s FOCUS publication spotlights how ongoing preparedness coordination between Virginia’s hospitals and public health agencies is being leveraged to respond to the threat of the Zika virus. VHHA and VDH have partnered in several ways to prevent, prepare, and respond to public health needs associated with this mosquito-borne disease, including a public…

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Collaboration to Combat the Opioid Misuse Crisis

The latest edition of VHHA’s FOCUS monthly publication examines some of the community, government, and health care responses to the ongoing opioid abuse crisis that regrettably has already claimed many lives. Alongside stakeholders in the public and private sectors, Virginia’s local hospitals and health systems are engaged in clinical and education efforts to combat this…

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Virginia Hospital Week (May 8-14): #PatientsComeFirst

Ahead of Virginia Hospital Week 2016 (May 8-14), the latest edition of VHHA’s FOCUS publication spotlights a few of the innumerable positive, patient-centric stories that occur each day at Virginia’s local hospitals and health systems. The theme for Virginia Hospital Week 2016 is “Patients Come First.” VHHA will celebrate Hospital Week by highlighting a few…

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